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Haslemere, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was 5 years since we were last here - on our last visit we rated it as excellent and since then nothing has changed. We had another lovely stay in this high standard small and friendly hotel. The accommodation is very good and the food is also good but it is the quality of the staff that makes this...

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abarreto, General Manager at Quintinha Sao Joao, responded to this review

Dear guests, Many thanks for your kind review posted on TripAdvisor. It was delightful for us to welcome you back after 5 years and we are so pleased that your opinion of the Quintinha has not changed. Thank you for your kind comments regarding our staff – I am so pleased to be able to pass on to the team...

Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a one week stay here and it's an absolute gem. Quietly situated about a twenty minute walk above the old town of Funchal the hotel is spacious, airy and very relaxing with delightful rooms. We don't normally go half board but did so this time and so pleased we did as the food is varied...

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abarreto, General Manager at Quintinha Sao Joao, responded to this review

Dear guests, How lovely to be called “an absolute gem”! Thank you very much indeed for taking the time and going to the trouble of writing a review regarding your recent stay at the Quintinha de São Joao. From the tone of your feedback, you really enjoyed your holiday and made full use of our facilities and cuisine. Thank you...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there for a quiet break. Some of the reviews said it was 10 min walk from the centre...it's not unless you are part mountain goat and I am use to exercise....it's on a very very steep hill. We got a bus ticket for the number 11 which solved the problem ..just hold on tight when they are in transit...

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abarreto, General Manager at Quintinha Sao Joao, responded to this review

Dear guests, We are sorry that our hotel did not reach your expectations over your 4 day break. In answer to your “cons” we would like to defend ourselves, if we may, on several points. In the first instance, we gave you a complimentary up-grade to one of our best premier suites at no extra charge. There was, in fact,...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can really recommend this hotel. So often the reviews on TA can be a little misleading but in this case it exceeded expectations from research beforehand. I suppose the only drawback was the food in the restaurant, which although good was a little lacking in quantity but we only ate there once. The staff were uniformly helpful

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abarreto, General Manager at Quintinha Sao Joao, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you very much indeed for posting your feedback following your recent holiday at the Quintinha de São João. We are delighted to hear that we did not disappoint and that you didn’t find the reviews on TripAdvisor misleading where the Quintinha is concerned. It is wonderful that it exceeded your expectations. Our staff will be pleased to...

treaslane
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Quintinha in November, a holiday to relax after a busy summer. We were not disappointed. The welcome was genuine The room, a junior suite, was spacious, well appointed and kept spotlessly clean. The balcony overlooked the gardens. We stayed on a bed and breakfast basis, breakfasts were from the buffet with a cooked option. All was...

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abarreto, General Manager at Quintinha Sao Joao, responded to this review

Dear guests, We are so happy that you chose the Quintinha de São João in order to relax after a busy summer and even more so by the fact that you were not disappointed. Yes, our welcome is always genuine and we are delighted that you found our staff superb and a fact I shall be sharing with them all....

Leicester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice room with view towards the sea. Slightly disappointed by the SPA facilities. Pools were ok but small. Jacuzzi was not working. Sauna may have been working but needed to be paid for. Beauty parlour a bit limited. Excellent restaurant for dinner and breakfast. Out of the main town but I agree with previous reviewer that it is not...

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abarreto, General Manager at Quintinha Sao Joao, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you for your feedback and for reviewing your stay at the Quintinha de São João on TripAdvisor. We are sorry you were disappointed with the Spa and apologise for the fact the Jacuzzi was out of action. We are waiting for a part to come in from mainland Portugal and unfortunately it is taking longer than expected....

Stockholm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This family-run small hotel consists of a number of interconnected buildings with around 40 rooms. It is situated a mile or so nw of centre in quiet surroundings. The rooms are spacious with balconies towards the garden. There is a pool and a spa which we did not use and a pleasant bar which we did use. The atmosphere is...

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abarreto, General Manager at Quintinha Sao Joao, responded to this review

Dear guests, Thank you for taking the time and going to the trouble of posting your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are sorry that you found the mini-bar content on the meager side. Had we known, we would have been very pleased to have stocked it to your specifications. We are delighted that you enjoyed your special four-course dinner with wine....

Fife
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I picked this hotel at short notice mainly because of the excellent reviews it received on trip advisor. While this is a very nice hotel I would have to take issue with some of the previous Very subjective reviews. Clearly some guests return to the hotel on annual basis or perhaps more frequently and as such,and understandably,...

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abarreto, General Manager at Quintinha Sao Joao, responded to this review

Dear guests, In the first instance, we would like it to be noted that we appreciate and value all feedback. Your review being one of the 1,005 that the Quintinha de São João has received on the TripAdvisor website has been given exactly the same due care and attention as each and every other. It is true that we are...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 4 nights Difficult to find fault, accommodation and hotel facilities were excellent. The staff went out of their way to make us feel welcome, and wanted. We ate in the restaurant on the first night, choice and quality of the food was first class. Breakfast offered a wide choice of fruit, pastries, breads, cheeses, cold meat etc,...

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abarreto, General Manager at Quintinha Sao Joao, responded to this review

Dear guests, We are delighted to hear that your short stay was so enjoyable! Thank you very much indeed for your kind and generous review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed our staff, cuisine and facilities. This means so much to us. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the Quintinha on a future occasion....

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a fantastic week in Madeira and loved this hotel. Staff were very helpful and keen to make sure our holiday was perfect. Good size room and we really enjoyed the balcony overlooking the gardens. Great breakfast, lots of choice and naughty but nice bubbly to make the breakfast extra special. We made use of the spa and found it...

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Dear guest, Thank you so very much for going to the trouble of writing such a lovely and complimentary review of your recent holiday at the Quintinha de São João. We are so pleased that you found our staff helpful and keen to make sure your holiday was perfect. This is our vocation and we are delighted that we have...

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built within the grounds of an historic "Quinta" of Funchal, Quintinha de Sao Joao resurrects perfectly the magic of the old Madeiran residences. There are 42 spacious rooms in total, all equipped with the most up-to-date facilities with splendid views over the gardens. Bar, restaurant, heated outdoor and indoor swimming pools and full Spa are included facilities. The careful attention to detail and the excellent personal service brings to life our motto "Home from Home." ... more   less 

Additional Information about Quintinha Sao Joao

Address: Rua Levada Sao Joao 4 | Madeira, Funchal, Madeira 9000-191, Portugal
Region: Portugal > Madeira Islands > Madeira > Funchal
Price Range: RM474 - RM940 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Quintinha Sao Joao 5*
Number of rooms: 42
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Also Known As:
Quintinha Sao Joao Funchal, Madeira, Portugal
Quintinha Sao Joao Hotel Funchal
Hotel Style:
#3 Family Hotel in Funchal
#5 Spa Hotel in Funchal
#6 Romantic Hotel in Funchal
#7 Luxury Hotel in Funchal
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“I think they are all good”
 of 5 bubbles culnacreag, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seem to be very quiet and are of a good standar and very spacious. The suites are very big too I believe.”
 of 5 bubbles AnnieVillars, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Junior Suites overlook the garden”
 of 5 bubbles Tymax, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the garden are good”
 of 5 bubbles grahamb188, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors are best as you have a decent view”
 of 5 bubbles petermS9082LU, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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